Mongolian Skills 2016 selects finalists to train for Abu Dhabi WorldSkills

2017-01-23 11:24:41

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Mongolian Skills 2016 competition wrapped up on Friday with a ceremony to grant certificates to the winners. The chosen participants will receive training at home and in Germany to further compete for the pass to take part in the 44th WorldSkills bianniel competition, to be held in Abu Dhabi on October 14-19.

The Mongolian Skills competition took place in two stages. Students from the vocational training centers of Ulaanbaatar and localities participated in the first stage. The second stage challenged the finalists in five categories, namely, Plumbing, Heating, Carpentry, Electrical Installations and Cabinet-making.

There are two winners in each category. They are receiving training in Mongolia and Germany to improve their speciliazed skills. Only one of all winners will have a chance to represent Mongolia in the Abu Dhabi WorldSkills 2017.

Mongolia joined the WorldSkills International in 2014 as its 69th member, and sent participants to compete in nine categories of Sao Paolo World Skills 2015. 

The Minister of Labor and Social Welfare N.Nomtoibayar delivered an opening speech and wished success to the Mongolian Skills 2016 winners.